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Alwyn Faber Scholfield: Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7894-7895

Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence with Montague Rhodes James, notes on classical literature and translations, correspondence and material relating to the University Library.


  • Creation: 1905-1968


Conditions Governing Access

Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (


2 archive box(es) (2 boxes)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by Lord Gore-Booth, executor of A.F. Scholfield, 1970.

Related Materials

Cambridge University Library also holds papers on the project for James to catalogue the University Library's Manuscripts, MS.Add.9329. Material relating to Scholfield is also found in the Cambridge University Archives, classes BG, Pr.A., Pr.C., and ULIB.


Copies of two published obituaries of Scholfield are found in box 1, by A.N.L. Munby, in the King's College Cambridge Annual Report, November 1970, pp. 19-23, and by J.C.T. Oates, in Transactions of the Cambridge Bibliographical Society, 5 (1969-1971), pp. 152-153.
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Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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